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J&J to buy Swiss biotech company

J&J to buy Swiss biotech company

By Lucy Whitehouse

Johnson & Johnson Inc’s latest acquisition - the biggest deal in its 130-year history - of a Swiss biotech company confirms the multinational is looking to bolster its presence outside of the US.

Shiseido cuts full year forecast

Shiseido cuts full year forecast

By Simon Pitman

Japanese multinational Shiseido announced steady sales and a big increase in profits for the first half of its financial years, but cuts its forecasts on the back of restructuring and currency exchange.

Estee Lauder hit with skin care slump

Estee Lauder hit with skin care slump

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Estee Lauder saw sales and earnings drop in the fourth quarter mainly due to a big drop in skin care as some of its heritage brands come up against big challenges attracting consumers.

Coty turns losses into a tidy profit

Coty turns losses into a tidy profit

By Simon Pitman

One year on and fragrance player Coty has turned a big loss in the third quarter of last year into a profit, thanks to a focus on its key brands and cost-cutting measures.

P&G CEO pledges to cut brand portfolio by more than half

P&G CEO pledges to cut brand portfolio by more than half

By Simon Pitman

Following a financial year where Procter & Gamble has seen its sales continue to slide, the company has announced that it will slash the size of its product portfolio by more than half in an effort to make the business more efficient.

Europe's most lucrative market right now? Russia!

Europe's most lucrative market right now? Russia!

By Michelle Yeomans

Despite European data showing a 0.8% sales drop, the Russian perfumery and cosmetics industry is still proving to be prosperous with a growth rate reaching 11% in 2013.

Estée Lauder U.S. business stands firm but Q2 earnings drop

Estée Lauder U.S. business stands firm but Q2 earnings drop

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Estée Lauder reported a 3% decline in earnings for its second quarter as higher sales, among which were in the U.S. and Americas, were more than offset by an increase in operating expenses as well as softer-than-expected demand in some markets.

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